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There are 7 ways to get from Philadelphia to Arlington by train, subway, bus, car or plane

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Train, subway  •  2h 27m

  1. Take the train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station to New Carrollton Amtrak Station Northeast Regional / ...
  2. Take the subway from NEW CARROLLTON station to VIRGINIA SQUARE station Orange

$79 - $194

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Bus Megabus  •  3h 38m

  1. Take the bus from Philadelphia, PA to Washington DC

$18 - $29

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Bus Lacubanabus  •  3h 28m

  1. Take the bus from Philadelphia, PA to Arlington, VA Direct route

Drive  •  2h 39m

  1. Drive from Philadelphia to Arlington 142.9 miles

$14 - $21

Fly Philadelphia to Reagan Washington, subway  •  2h 55m

  1. Fly from Philadelphia (PHL) to Reagan Washington (DCA) PHL - DCA
  2. Take the subway from ROSSLYN station to VIRGINIA SQUARE station

$171 - $443

Fly Philadelphia to Baltimore, subway  •  3h 57m

  1. Fly from Philadelphia (PHL) to Baltimore (BWI) PHL - BWI
  2. Take the subway from NEW CARROLLTON station to VIRGINIA SQUARE station

$223 - $747

Train to Newark, fly to Reagan Washington  •  4h 4m

  1. Take the train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station to Newark Liberty International Airport
  2. Fly from Newark (EWR) to Reagan Washington (DCA) EWR - DCA

$130 - $549

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The cheapest way to get from Philadelphia to Arlington is to drive which costs $14 - $21 and takes 2h 39m.

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The quickest way to get from Philadelphia to Arlington is to train and subway which costs $75 - $200 and takes 2h 27m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Philadelphia to Arlington. However, there are services departing from Girard Av & Front St and arriving at Arlington, VA via Philadelphia, PA. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 28m.

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The distance between Philadelphia and Arlington is 128 miles. The road distance is 142.9 miles.

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The best way to get from Philadelphia to Arlington without a car is to train and subway which takes 2h 27m and costs $75 - $200.

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It takes approximately 2h 27m to get from Philadelphia to Arlington, including transfers.

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Philadelphia to Arlington bus services, operated by , depart from Philadelphia, PA station.

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The quickest flight from Philadelphia Airport to Reagan Washington Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 2m.

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Philadelphia to Arlington bus services, operated by , arrive at Arlington, VA station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Philadelphia to Arlington is 143 miles. It takes approximately 2h 39m to drive from Philadelphia to Arlington.

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  • Distance: 128 miles
  • Duration: 2h 27m

What companies run services between Philadelphia, PA, USA and Arlington, VA, USA?

operates a bus from Philadelphia to Arlington 5 times a week, and the journey takes 2h 15m.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Philadelphia to Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
1h 7m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $750
Flights from Philadelphia to Baltimore
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$350 - $900
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Newark to Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $900
Train operators
Amtrak Northeast Regional
Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak Northeast Regional
Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station to New Carrollton Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$75 - $190
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$75 - $120
Business Seat
$110 - $190
Train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station to Newark Liberty International Airport
Ave. Duration
1h 4m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$26 - $65
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$26 - $50
Business Seat
$35 - $65
Metro Washington DC
Phone
202-637-7000
Website
wmata.com
Subway from NEW CARROLLTON station to VIRGINIA SQUARE station
Ave. Duration
45m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
wmata.com
Subway from ROSSLYN station to VIRGINIA SQUARE station
Ave. Duration
6m
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Schedules at
wmata.com
Bus operators
bus
Bus from Philadelphia, PA to Arlington, VA
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
Frequency
5 times a week
Schedules at
lacubanabus.com

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American Airlines offers flights from Philadelphia Airport to Reagan Washington Airport.

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There are 879+ hotels available in Arlington. Prices start at $79 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Philadelphia to Philadelphia Airport is to train which takes 22m and costs $7.

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